On This Day

Melanie Brown

Singer Melanie Brown
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Profession: Singer

United Kingdom

Biography: Nicknamed "Sporty Spice", Melanie Brown was a member of the phenomenally successful girls group the Spice Girls. The Spice Girls sold over 85 million records worldwide and had 9 no. 1 singles in the UK.

Born: May 29, 1975
Birthplace: Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Age: 46 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini

Married Life

  • 1998-09-13 "Spice Girls" pop singer Melanie Brown (23) weds Jimmy Gulzar in Little Marlow, Buckinghamshire
  • 2007-06-06 Spice Girl singer Melanie Brown (32) weds producer Stephen Belafonte in Las Vegas, Nevada

Historical Events

  • 1996-07-08 British girls group the Spice Girls release their debut single "Wannabe" in the UK
  • 1996-11-04 British girls group the Spice Girls release their debut album "Spice", goes on to sell 23 million copies
  • 1997-12-08 8th Billboard Music Awards: LeAnn Rimes & Spice Girls win
  • 1997-12-15 "Spice World" movie directed by Bob Spiers and starring girl group the Spice Girls premieres in the UK
  • 1998-01-26 25th American Music Awards: Spice Girls & Babyface win
  • 2018-08-27 Former Spice Girl Mel B announces she is entering rehab for alcohol and sex addiction following her acrimonious divorce
  • 2018-11-05 Spice Girls announce a new tour without "Posh Spice" Victoria Beckham

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